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Aviatrix and Megaport Collaborate to Offer a Secure Connectivity Bundle for Companies Using AWS Direct Connect

AWS Direct Connect Bundle Highlights this Combined Offering that Enables Easy and Secure Cloud Connectivity for Enterprises
Las Vegas, Nevada, November 29, 2016

Aviatrix Systems, a pioneer in Enterprise Cloud-defined Networking, and Megaport (USA) Inc, the US subsidiary of Megaport Limited (ASX: MP1) (“Megaport”), the global leading provider of Elastic Interconnection services, today unveiled a Secure Remote Access AWS Direct Connect Bundle at AWS re:Invent 2016 in Las Vegas. With just a few clicks and within minutes, businesses will be able to securely configure all-inclusive, scalable, private connections with dedicated user access directly on Amazon Web Services (AWS).

AWS Direct Connect (DX) Bundles are a set of advanced hybrid reference architectures proven to reduce complexity and provide peak performance highlighted by use case. The new Remote Access DX Bundle enables customers to procure secure VPN connectivity to Virtual Private Clouds (VPC) with Aviatrix secure cloud networking technology integrated with AWS VPC, along with Megaport’s software defined model for AWS Direct Connect. Benefits of this solution include:

  • Scalable and elastic, direct access to AWS;
  • Agility and fast time to service;
  • Lower operating expenditures; and
  • Reduced time spent planning network capacity through aligned networking costs and capabilities with AWS’ consumption-based model.

“Megaport and Aviatrix share a passion and technical aptitude for solving complex IT issues,” commented Denver Maddux, CEO of Megaport. “Enterprises are demanding a network model that aligns to their on-demand cloud consumption strategy. As security remains a top concern for cloud-enabled enterprises, Aviatrix is the natural fit for this bundle. Their remote user access software complements our Software Defined Network, which provides elastic interconnection to AWS Direct Connect. This unique bundle will create encrypted peering between Virtual Private Clouds and Virtual Networks across regions and clouds and seamlessly provide user VPN connectivity across AWS Cloud.”

“At Aviatrix, we believe that networking is a foundational element of cloud computing and should be as dynamic, scalable, and disposable as compute and storage,” said Steven Mih, CEO of Aviatrix. “We are excited to work with AWS and Megaport to provide customers with an integrated 1-click option for all-inclusive secure connectivity to AWS.”

More about the Remote Access AWS VPC bundle: http://aviatrix.com/aws-remote-access-bundle/

About Megaport

Megaport is the global leading provider of Elastic Interconnection services. The Company’s global Software Defined Network enables customers to rapidly connect their network to other services and data centres across the world. Services can be directly controlled by customers via their mobile devices, computer, or our open API. The Company’s extensive footprint in Australia, Asia Pacific, North America, and Europe provides a neutral platform that spans many key data centre providers across various cities.

Led by industry veteran Denver Maddux, Megaport has been built by a highly experienced team with extensive knowledge in building large scale global carrier networks and cloud connectivity. Megaport connects over 550 customers throughout its 132 locations in 36 markets in 19 countries. Megaport is an Amazon AWS Technology Partner. If you would like to learn more about Megaport, please visit megaport.com.

About Aviatrix

Aviatrix, the pioneer in reinventing networking for the cloud era, radically simplifies and automates connectivity within hybrid cloud and multi-cloud environments. Designed for and within the cloud, Aviatrix software dramatically shortens cloud connectivity setup time—from weeks to minutes—and simplifies ongoing cloud management by automating and orchestrating the entire process. Built from the ground up for Amazon Web Services (AWS), Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud Platform environments, Aviatrix is fully integrated with these public cloud infrastructures. Named a “cool vendor” in Cloud Computing 2017 by Gartner Inc., Aviatrix is based in Palo Alto, Calif. Learn more at www.aviatrix.com or follow the company on Twitter @aviatrixsys.

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Palo Alto, California 94301

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